See also Warning section.
This combination medication is used to deal with pain that is moderate fever, and swelling. The narcotic pain reliever (opiate-type) acts on certain centers in the mind to give you pain relief. Aspirin helps to decrease the pain sensation, fever, and swelling. Caffeine helps increase the results of aspirin on pain.
Take this medication by lips as directed by your doctor. Take with a glass that is full of (8 ounces or 240 milliliters) unless your doctor directs you otherwise. Do not lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking this medication. If you have nausea, you may take this medication with food. Consult your pharmacist or doctor about different ways to diminish nausea (e.g., antihistamines, lying down for 1-2 hours with very little mind motion as possible).
The dosage is according to your condition that is medical and to therapy. Pain medications work best if they are used as the first signs of pain occur. If you wait until the pain has worsened, the medication might perhaps not work as well.
This medication may cause withdrawal reactions, especially if it has been utilized regularly for a long time or in high doses. In such cases, withdrawal symptoms (such as runny nose, watery eyes, restlessness) may occur if you suddenly stop using this medication. To prevent withdrawal reactions, your doctor may reduce your dose gradually. Consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details, and report any withdrawal reactions straight away.
Though very unlikely, unusual drug-seeking behavior (addiction) can be done with this specific medication. To lessen the possibility of becoming addicted, usually do not increase your dosage, frequently take it more, or take it for a longer time than prescribed. Use the smallest effective dose. Properly stop the medication when so directed.
When useful for an extended period, this medication may well not work also and could require dosing that is different. Consult with your doctor if this medication prevents working well.
Inform your doctor if your pain persists or worsens.
Nausea, nausea, stomach upset, shaking (tremor), constipation, dry mouth, lightheadedness, dizziness, or drowsiness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
To reduced your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get fully up slowly when rising from a sitting or position that is lying.
To prevent constipation, maintain a diet adequate in fibre, drink plenty of water, and exercise. In the event that you become constipated while using the this drug, consult your pharmacist for assistance in selecting a laxative (age.g., stimulant-type with stool softener).
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of adverse effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious adverse effects.
Tell your physician right away if any of these unlikely but serious side results occur: mental/mood changes, fast/irregular heartbeat, increased thirst/urination, hearing changes (age.g., ringing ears), simple bruising/bleeding, signs of illness (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat), heartburn, disquiet whenever swallowing, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin, modification in the amount of urine, difficulty urinating, unusual tiredness.
Seek instant attention that is medical any of these rare but really serious unwanted effects occur: fainting, seizure, black stools, severe stomach/abdominal pain, vomit that appears like coffee grounds, slurred message, weakness using one part of the human body.
This system may cause mental/mood that is serious and very serious (rarely fatal) breathing problems. This product may contain dihydrocodeine or codeine. Codeine and dihydrocodeine are turned into strong drugs that are narcoticmorphine or dihydromorphine) in your body. In some people this happens faster and more completely than usual, which increases the risk of very serious side effects. Get help that is medical away in the event that you notice some of the following: slow/shallow breathing, unusual drowsiness/difficulty getting out of bed, confusion.
an extremely serious reaction that is allergic this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any outward symptoms of a significant allergic effect, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially associated with face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, difficulty breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible adverse effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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Call your physician for medical advice about side-effects. You'll report effects that are side FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about unwanted effects. You might report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before taking this medication, tell your medical professional or pharmacist if you are allergic to aspirin, caffeine, or narcotic pain medications (e.g., codeine); or to salicylates (e.g., salsalate), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g., ibuprofen), or xanthine derivatives (e.g., theophylline); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which can cause allergic reactions or other issues. Speak to your pharmacist for more details.
Before applying this medication, inform your physician or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: asthma (including a history of worsening breathing with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs), bleeding/blood clotting disorders (e.g., hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease, thrombocytopenia), mind disorders (e.g., seizures, mind injury, tumefaction, increased intracranial pressure), respiration problems (e.g., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-COPD, sleep apnea), infection of the pancreas (age.g., pancreatitis), heart condition (e.g., irregular heartbeat, recent heart assault), certain enzyme deficiencies (pyruvate kinase or G6-PD deficiency), gout, liver disease, kidney disease, heartburn, growths in the nose (nasal polyps), a certain spinal problem (kyphoscoliosis), gallbladder disease, personal or family history of regular use/abuse of drugs/alcohol, mental/mood disorders, stomach/intestinal problems (e.g., ulcers, infectious diarrhoea, colitis), adrenal gland problem (age.g., Addison's infection), difficulty urinating (e.g., due to enlarged prostate or urethral stricture), underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), recent surgery that is bowel/abdominal.
Before having surgery or specific medical procedures (such as for example a heart stress test or an operation to revive a normal heart rhythm that you use this medication and about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) if you have an unusually fast heartbeat), tell your doctor or dentist.
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness you can perform such activities safely until you are sure. Avoid beverages that are alcoholic.
This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of tobacco and alcohol, especially when combined with this particular medicine, may increase your risk for belly bleeding. Limit alcohol and stop smoking. Consult your pharmacist or doctor for more information.
This medication contains aspirin. Children and teenagers less than 18 years old must not take aspirin whether they have just been given a live virus vaccine, without first consulting a doctor about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness if they have chickenpox, flu, or any undiagnosed illness, or.
Young ones may be more responsive to the medial side effects of the narcotic pain reliever, especially extreme sleepiness, confusion, or breathing that is slow/shallow/noisy. (See also Warning section.)
Older grownups may become more responsive to the side impacts of this drug, especially stomach bleeding/ulcers, confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, and breathing that is slow/shallow.
Before using this medication, women of childbearing age should talk with their doctor(s) about the risks and benefits. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you plan to become pregnant. This medication is not recommended to be used during pregnancy. It may damage an unborn baby and interfere with normal labor/delivery. Consult your doctor for additional information.
This drug passes into breast milk and could have undesirable effects on a nursing baby. Therefore, breast-feeding is not recommended while using the this drug. Consult with your doctor before breast-feeding.
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